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A Hands-On Education

Solutions-focused research is an essential part of a scientific degree. As a national research university, Northeastern is home to 37 interdisciplinary research centers and institutes, 15 of which are housed in the College of Science.

Our faculty are internationally recognized contributors and leaders in a wide range of disciplines tackling the global challenges facing health, security, and sustainability in their labs and classrooms.

Oyinda Oyelaran is a teaching professor of chemistry and chemical biology in the College of Science. Photo courtesy Oyinda Oyelaran
March 31, 2020

How Teaching Organic Chemistry Can Be Like Teaching a Foreign Language

March 31, 2020

Women in Science: Sentinels for Biodiversity

Part 1: This Women’s History Month, the Marine Science Center is highlighting faculty who are advancing scientific knowledge and removing barriers for the next generation of women in STEM.
March 27, 2020

A Chemistry Co-op's Field Guide to Mentorship

As an undergrad, co-op Noah Bissonnette never thought he'd get published or run independent experiments. Then he met the right mentors.
March 26, 2020

'Social Distancing’ Is Only the First Step Toward Stopping the Covid-19 Pandemic

After days of closures and requests—or orders—to stay home, many people caught in the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic are wondering if these efforts will be enough. Network scientist Alessandro…

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